Application Fee
$35
Graduate Application Fee
$35
Acceptance Rate
79%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
32%
Freshmen Enrollment
1,617
SAT Scores
1,125
ACT Scores
24

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 6,350 students have applied and 4,997 students have allowed to admit to University of South Alabama (Acceptance rate: 78.69%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 32.36 % where 1,617 students have finally enrolled out of 4,997 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,125 and the average ACT score is 24 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of South Alabama1,12524
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama110068

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of South Alabama, 152 students submitted SAT scores (9% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,125 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520620
Mathematics510600
Total1,0301,220
At University of South Alabama, 1,523 students submitted ACT scores (94% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 24 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2027
English2129
Mathematics1826
Total5982

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of South Alabama. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of South Alabama
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended